Sunday's Dump & Chase: Scrimmage Day!

The Predators are hosting their annual scrimmage at Ford Ice Center today, book-ended by autograph sessions with a few notable names. I imagine the pre-scrimmage pairing will be of particular interest, so you should probably line up early.

Nashville News & Notes

September 25: Preds Scrimmage at Ford Ice Center | Ford Ice Center
A schedule of today's events.

Ribeiro Meets Offseason Challenge Head On | Nashville Predators
I'm much more concerned about his drive and motivation than I am for how much work he's done over the summer.

Preds Training Camp Day Three: Nice To Meet You | Nashville Predators
Some video with Matt Carle and Yannick Weber. That number 7 is going to take some time to get used to.

Predators' depth defensemen receive increased attention | The Tennessean
The Preds are without their top four D until at least Tuesday, so the candidates for the third pair will have plenty of time to shine.

Around Hockey

Sweden needs 'almost a perfect game' to get by Europe -
They don't need a perfect game, they just need to skate at their potential.

Agent: Trouba requests trade from Jets - TSN
Well, that is something.

Dan Girardi isn’t worried about ‘doubters’ – ProHockeyTalk
Maybe he should be worried about being terrible.

Penguins' Matt Murray breaks hand at World Cup, out three to six weeks | USA Today
I guess they're glad they haven't traded Marc-André Fleury yet.

Slovak vets Zdeno Chara, Marian Hossa, Marian Gaborik are foundation of surprising Team Europe | ESPN
The decline of Slovakian hockey is fascinating to me.

Table hockey is 'chess at 700 miles an hour' | Toronto Sun
I don't think that's quite true.

Once a Hockey Lode, Quebec Now Yields Few Top Prospects - The New York Times
You certainly couldn't tell that from looking at Nashville's recent drafts.

Street hockey tournament takes over Whyte Avenue | iNews880
Sure, the Stanley Keg is a great prize, but who says no to cookies?

US Women's Hockey Aims for Continued Success in 2016-17 | USA Hockey
Fortunately the USWNT is ready to redeem our international humiliation.